PM Modi attends banquet hosted by Japan PM Abe
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a banquet here on Monday, which was hosted by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi and PM Abe had held a meeting, after which they issued a joint statement, where they pledged the boosting of the cooperation of India and Japan in railways, civil aviation, energy, maritime affairs, science and technology and women's empowerment, among other areas.
After the meeting, Prime Minister Modi also tweeted, "A successful India & successful Japan will benefit both nations & will be a force of peace, stability & prosperity in Asia & in the world."
Prime Minister Modi is presently on a three-day visit to Japan that will conclude on September 3. He is also scheduled to meet Emperor Akihito during his visit.
(Posted on 02-09-2014)